Rob Web page says he needs Wales weren’t taking part in a pleasant towards South Korea on Thursday.
Wales aren’t in Euro 2024 motion till Monday once they journey to Latvia for a vital Group D qualifying conflict.
However UEFA laws stipulate that nations in odd-numbered qualifying teams should fulfil clean dates within the calendar when group rivals are taking part in.
Wales crammed this date by arranging a Cardiff pleasant with Jurgen Klinsmann’s South Korea, however the recreation has didn’t seize the creativeness of the Welsh public with solely 11,500 tickets offered little greater than 24 hours earlier than kick-off.
Web page is anticipated to subject a shadow aspect simply 4 days earlier than the Riga showdown with Latvia, and the under-fire Wales boss confirmed that skipper Aaron Ramsey can be absent whereas including that Tottenham’s new £47.5million ahead Brennan Johnson will likely be on the bench.
However Web page’s feedback that he would somewhat not play the match will definitely do little to encourage followers who’ve paid for the privilege of watching it.
“We’ve to take the pleasant. I’d somewhat not play it, being utterly sincere with you,” Web page mentioned at his pre-match press convention.
“We’ve had a few accidents anyway. An important recreation for me is Monday and we’re having to handle gamers.
“I’ve already bought a plan in place, what gamers, what minutes they’ve performed this season, who wants extra minutes than others.
“There will likely be loads of substitutions. There will likely be some at half-time, some on the hour mark. We’ll be making an attempt to get these gamers off the pitch unscathed and getting them prepared for Monday.”
Web page has come beneath strain following a run of just one win in 12 video games both aspect of the 2022 World Cup when Wales completed backside of their group and scored just one purpose – a penalty from the now-retired Gareth Bale.
Wales have picked up 4 factors from as many Euro 2024 qualifiers and are searching for to get better from back-to-back June defeats to Armenia and Turkey.
Qualifying for the event in Germany subsequent summer time by way of the play-offs now seems Wales’ most suitable choice.
“All people in that altering room understands the difficulties concerned,” Web page mentioned.
“It’s not nearly successful video games of soccer now, it’s in regards to the greater image. All people desires to win video games of soccer however they perceive, the senior gamers, that now we have to begin introducing youthful gamers.
“It’s good to listen to their backing (of the senior gamers). It means so much, the world to me.”
Joe Morrell and Kieffer Moore are suspended for the Latvia qualifier and set to begin towards South Korea.
The pair turned the most recent Wales gamers to be despatched off in June after Ethan Ampadu and Harry Wilson have been pink carded at Euro 2020 and Wayne Hennessey was proven his marching orders on the 2022 World Cup.
Web page mentioned: “If we’re going to compete at this degree we want 11 gamers on the pitch. Each gamers remorse the pink playing cards. They have been each disappointing. Kieffer’s pink was a bit extra disappointing as a result of he rose to the bait.
“They knew what they have been doing and they’re the masters of the darkish arts at that degree, and we fell for it. We’re higher than that and will probably be addressed.”